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No. 11 Florida State Women Beat Mercer for 6th Straight Time

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Posted at 3:48 AM, Dec 16, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-16 03:48:00-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP)-- Leticia Romero had 14 points, nine rebounds and seven assists to lead No. 11 Florida State to a 79-36 victory over Mercer on Tuesday night for its sixth straight win in the series.

Romero made a career-high four 3-pointers as Florida State hit a season-high 10 from 3-point range.

Florida State made four 3-pointers in the first seven minutes of the second quarter, the last by Maria Conde for a 34-20 lead. The Seminoles led by double figures the rest of the way.

Mercer pulled to 46-34 but Brittany Brown answered with a 3-pointer to spark a 9-0 run to close the third quarter. Florida State scored the first 22 points of the fourth as Mercer didn't score until the 1:45 mark.

Shakayla Thomas had 18 points for Florida State (8-2), which has won eight of its last nine games.